December Birthdays

Abbey, John b. Whilton, England, December 22, 1785 d. Versailles, February 19, 1859

Abbott, Emma b. Chicago, December 9, 1850 d. Salt Lake City, January 5, 1891

Abt, Franz b. Eilenburg, Germany, December 22, 1819 d. Wiesbaden, March 31, 1885

Adam, Louis b. Muttersholtz, Alsace December 3, 1758 d. Paris, April 8, 1848

Agazzari, Agostino b. Siena December 2, 1578 d. Siena, April 10, 1640

Ashton, Algernon Bennet Langton b. Durham England December 9, 1859 d.

Astorga, Emanuele Baron d’ b. Palermo December 11, 1681 d. Prague August 21, 1736

Bach, Johann Christoph b. Arnstadt December 8, 1642 d. Eisenach March 31, 1703

Backer-Grondahl, Agathe Ursula b. Holmestrand, Norway December 1, 1847 d. Christiania August 1907

Barnard, Charlotte Alington b. December 23, 1830 d. Dover January 30, 1869

Barlett, Homer Newton b. Olive New York December 28, 1845 d.

Beethoven, Ludwig van b. Bonn December 16, 1770 d. Vienna March 26, 1827

Berlioz, Louis Hector b. December 11, 1803 d. Pris march 8, 1869

Berwald, William Henry b. Schwerin-Mecklenburg December 1864 d.

Blaze, Francois Henri Joseh b. Cavaillon December 1, 1784 d. Paris December 11, 1857

Blumenschein, William Leonard b. Brensbach near Darnstadt December 16, 1849 d.

Boieldieu, Francois Adrien b. Rouen December 15, 1775 d. Jarey October 8, 1834

Bonawitz, Johann Heinrich b. Durkheim-on-Rhine December 4, 1839 d.

Bottesini, Giovanni b. Crema December 24, 1823 d. parma July 7, 1889

Bridge,Sir John Frederick b. Oldbury near Birmingham December 5 1844 d.

Brisson, Frederic b. Angouleme December 25, 1821 d. orleans June or July 1900

Bristow, George Frederick b. Brooklyn December 19, 1825 d. New York December 13, 1898

Brunner, Christian Traugott b. December 12, 1792 d. Chemnitz April 14, 1874

Burmeister, Richard b. Hamburg December 7, 1860 d.

Cadman, Charles Wakefield b. Johnstown, Pa., December 24 1881 d.

Campra, Andre b. Aix December 4, 1660 d. Versailles July 29, 1744

Carreno, Teresa b. Caracas Venezuela December 22, 1853 d.

Casals, Pablo b. Spain December 30, 1876 d.

Castle, William b. England December 22, 1836 d. Chicago March 31, 1909

Cellier, Alfred b. London December 1, 1844 d. London December 28, 1891

Chorley, Henry Fothergill b. December 15, 1808 d. London February 16, 1872

Cimarosa, Domenico b. Naples December 17, 1749 d. Venice January 11, 1801

Clarke, John Whitfeld b. Gloucester December 13, 1770 d. February 22, 1836

Clausz-Szarvady, Wilhelmine b. Prague December 13, 1834 d. Paris September 1907

Cole, Samuel Winkley b. December 24, 1848 d.

Coombs, Charles Whitney b. December 25, 1859 d.

Cornelius, Carl August peter b. December 24, 1824 d. October 26, 1874

Dancla, Jean Baptiste Charles b. December 19, 1817 d. TunisNovember 8, 1907

Davies, David Thomas Frangcon b. December 11, 1860 d.

Dressler, Louis Raphael b. December 8, 1861 d.

Duprez, Gilbert Louis b. paris December 6, 1806 d. Paris September 23, 1896

Eckert, Carl Anton Florian b. Potsdam December 7, 1820 d. Berlin October 17, 1879

Edwards, Julian b. England December 11, 1855 d. New York September 5, 1910

Eeden, Jean Baptiste van den b. Ghent December 26, 1842 d.

Ella, John b. December 19, 1802 d. London October 2, 1888

Esipoff, Stepan (Burnand Arthur Bransby) b. England December 5, 1859 d.

Faelten, Carl b. Thuringia December 21, 1846 d.

Ferri, Baldassare b. December 9, 1610 d. September 8, 1680

Fibich, Zdenko b. Bohemia December 21, 1850 d. Prague October 10, 1900

Fiedler, August Max b. Zittau December 31, 1859 d.

Fielitz, Alexander von b. Leipzig December 28, 1860 d.

Franck, Cesar Auguste b. December 10, 1822 d. Paris November 8, 1890